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in this country. president obama, i think, was humiliated by this. he was a community organizer. the immigrants that are doing this, i think, represents the modern-day civil rights movement and he understood their power. so months ago, he said -- he issued a kind of executive order that said undocumented immigrants 30 years or younger, if they meet certain criteria, can get deferred action. they can stay illegally in this country for a few years and work and study and not be afraid of deportation. it was a tremendous victory for these young people. but the one more and they're not stopping. they are demanding passage of the dream act. this bus brought them and their parents. it was a family affair and they got out of the bus quickly. i was talking with the first woman came out of the bus and asking her why are you doing this. a media personality came up to me. i cannot even call them journalists. he said, what do they want? what are they doing? i said, they are about to get arrested. and he said, what are they asking for? i said, why don't you ask them? i was interviewing one woman named rosie
with international rules and that the country will continue to conduct such flights. the obama administration has intensified its surveillance of iran. it has also stepped up economic sanctions. the actions are part of efforts to pressure iran to suspend its nuclear development program. analysts say the attack on the drone reflects iran's growing frustration over the u.s. actions. >>> the man who shot u.s. congresswoman gabrielle giffords in the head and killed six people has been sentenced to life in prison. the shooting rampage took place in january last year in the state of arizona. jared lee loughner shot democratic congresswoman gabrielle giffords in the head as she was addressing local supporters in tucson. he also killed six people, including a child. the court ruled that loughner was mentally ill but legally competent at the time of the crime. it sentenced him to seven consecutive life sentences and 140 years in prison. giffords, who retired as congresswoman since the incident, attended the sentencing with her husband. >>> two major japanese automakers, toyota motor and mazda motor, are e
. later, an update on afghanistan's and reaction to president obama's re-election with in the country. daniel markey is our guest. "washington journal" is less of a cloud a.m. eastern on c-span. president obama will participate in the presidential ceremony followed by a remembrance ceremony. our live coverage begins at 11:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. >> i need some help over here. >> did he try to get up? >> no, he just rolled himself out. >> where is sergeant robert yates today? we followed him after this plane ride for many months. he ended up entering himself that a program at walter reed where they used acupuncture and meditation and other techniques to wean him off of the drugs he was on and through this program he was able to walk out the walter reed on his own two feet. i commend the military for choosing -- allowing us to tell a story both the good in the back and for recognizing this problem by recognizing there is a problem of over medicating and they are looking for ideas to fix it. that is the pieces of the film -- the metaphor is that the status quo is not working. we need
, but this is certainly not the new beginning president obama had once envisioned. with the country set to hit the so-called fiscal cliff at year's end president obama and congress are seemingly committed to repeating their rhetoric and, perhaps, their mistakes as they ostensibly work toward avoiding the calamity of going over that fiscal clef. house speaker this morning made it clear. he thinks this is the president's moment, and he called upon the president to lead, and he called on the president to find middle ground between a bitterly divided republican house and democratically controlled senate now, this is an opportunity for the president to lead. >> this is his moment to engage the congress and work toward a solution that can pass both chambers. and earlier this week the president and i had a short conversation. it was cordial. i think we both understand that trying to find a way to avert the fiscal cliff is important for our country. lou: the speaker also noted that when he came to agreements with the president in the past that he has had no problem, as he put it, getting legislation passed i
gigot, a divided country gave president obama a second chance on tuesday, handing him a narrower, but decisive win over republican rival mitt romney. here is with a look how he did it. dan henninger, and jason riley and washington columnist kim strassel. start with you, when you get a defeat like this, there's no one thing necessarily that explains it. but why don't you pick out your most important? >> look, i think there were two things key to the obama victory, one was that very ol on, they ran this very high dollar attack campaign against mitt romney, a bit of a character assassination throughout the summer and mitt romney didn't respond to it and he didn't recover from it. when you combine that with the president's brutally efficient, we now know turnout operation in core states like ohio, virginia and florida, popular vote pretty close in the end. in the end he got out the partisans in much the same numbers in 2008 and that's what won it for him. >> paul: so, kim, you're saying that's about 100 million dollars or more that the obama campaign poured on mitt romney on bain cap
into the country. >> right. and there was a different feel between romney crowds and obama crowds. obama crowds were nervous. they had a pit in their stomach. they didn't know how it was going to turn out. >> i went up to the thing before the election. hard to believe it was this week. monday night in pennsylvania, there was bill clinton with a crowd of people your age. they were all in their early 20s, packed. 10,000 students. i said i haven't seen this enthusiasm. is that going across the country? >> after the debate, governor romney started getting -- not all of his crowds were huge. but he went to red rock in denver and it felt like people had come out to see a rock star. you had huge crowds. on tuesday on election day when governor romney touched down in pittsburgh, there was a huge crowd. it wasn't an event. it lined the upper deck of a parking garage overlooking where he landed. they were waiting for him and cheering for him. he was so touched he had found the love he had been searching for. >> what an amazing thing this election has been. thank you. >> when we return, let me finish with
for preserving freedom in this country. the people of south carolina rejected president obama's policies, and i intend to fight on their behalf. in other words, it's the civil war. i'm standing up for south carolina and obama may be interested in this thing called the union. i'm for south carolina. what an amazing -- loyalty to your state as opposed to your country. didn't we get past that? >> i don't think so. and this is the issue -- >> i'm standing up for south carolina. what does that mean? >> we went through this last summer, two summers ago, with the showdown over the debt ceiling. >> yeah. >> and at that point in time the president tried to reach a grand bargain. schumer is right, john boehner would have cut a deal, but he couldn't because at the end of the day had he done so, his own house republicans would have risen up in mutiny and he would have lost the speakership. the question now is whether he has some points of leverage against the tea party wing and whether mitch mcconnell and some of the more adult members of the republicans in the senate can put pressure on the house. if they
in this country. the people of south carolina clearly rejected president obama's policies i understand intend to fight on their behalf. in other words, it's the civil war. i'm standing up for south carolina. and obama may be interested in this thing called the union. i'm for sc sc. what an amazing, loyalty for your are state, as opposed to your country. didn't we get past that at one point? >> i don't think so. >> i'm standing up for south carolina, what does that mean? >> we went through this last summer. two summers ago, with the showdown over the fiscal -- over the debt ceiling. >> yeah. >> and at that point in time, the president tried to reach bargain. surer is right, john boehner would have cut a deal. but he couldn't, because at the end of the day, had he done so, his own house republicans would have risen up in mutiny. and he would have lost the speakership. whether mitch mcconnell and more adult members of the members the of the senator can put pressure on the house. if they can't change these fundamental dynamics we're headed in the same direction. >> i think mitch mcconnell is the
. great toe sue. coming up next. the 50's call showdown is looming. why is president obama leaving the country in the face of this financial crisis? he is taking a plane out. we're going to take a look at that. former democrat turned conservative davis will enter the no spin zone. he has an interesting take on how the g.o.p. can bounce back from mitt romney's defeat. those reports coming up. [ male announcer ] hunt...farm... or trail... polaris has what you want. legendary atvs led by the powerful sportsman 850 ho. value-minded side-by-sides featuring the new ranger 800 midsize. and full-size workhorses including the all-new, class-leading, 60-horsepower, ranger xp 900. polaris. hardest working, smoothest riding. get huge rebates on 2012's and low financing on all models during the polaris holiday sales event. stay top of mind with customers? from deals that bring them in with an offer... to social media promotions that turn fans into customers... to events that engage and create buzz... to e-mails that keep loyal customers coming back, our easy-to-use tools will keep you in front
. the 50's call showdown is looming. why is president obama leaving the country in the face of this financial crisis? he is taking a plane out. we're going to take a look at that. former democrat turned conservative davis will enter the no spin zone. he has an interesting take on how the g.o.p. can bounce back from mitt romney's defeat. those reports coming up. >> laura: in the impact segment tonight, in his first address citizens election day, president obama tried to calm concerns about the looming fiscal cliff. >> i'm not wedded to every detail of my plan. i'm open to compromise. i'm open to new ideas. i'm committed to solving our fiscal challenges. but, i refuse to accept any approach that isn't balanced. on tuesday night we found out that the majority of americans agree with my approach. >> laura: i will interpret that for you, we are going to raise taxes. will the president deliver on this compromise? it's worth noting he did not allow questions from the media today despite it being common practice for presidents to do so in their first post election appearances. the w
candidates, barack obama was the guy for the country. >> reporter: the bailout and jobs saved was a constant theme. something the president repeated every time he was in the state. >> governor romney said we should let detroit go bankrupt. i refused to turn my back on communities like this one. >> reporter: the message came through lloyd and clear on ohio's assembly lines. at freeway lanes next to the plant in cleveland, current and retired auto workers say there was never any doubt who they would vote for. >> the message is clear, he saved our jobs, let's save his job in november. >> i do believe the auto workers saved his job. >> reporter: they never forget or forgave romney for saying the industry should be written off. >> he said let them go bankrupt. >> reporter: so just how important was the bailout to the election outcome? ohio political science expert says simply. >> i think this made all the difference between a win by president obama versus what could have been a win by governor romney. >> reporter: in the car business and the election business, it's all about the numbers. and for
thinking, back to the future. >> during the american presidential election, mitt romney and barack obama levels of varying degrees of criticism at china, particularly for its economic practices. china rails against what they see as american protectionism. each country is the biggest market for the other's exports. they are bound together. it is the idea that a military conflict is unthinkable? what would be the defining features of their relationship in the next decade? >> the lesson of history is that week empires give way to the strong. america's current preoccupation with china has produced these political attack ads as well as plenty of campaign rhetoric. >> they are artificially lowering their prices and killing american jobs. we cannot let china run all over us. >> barack obama returned to the white house having promised to hold china to account for its trading practices. what is he going to do about it now? those who have been inside the white house suggest it will be gentle diplomacy. >> there is a gap between political campaigning and governing. i think that some of the tough rh
for president obama to avoid sending the country to physical left. we of several options you can weigh in on a or facebook fan page will have those results coming up, later. >> this stunning move david petrus designed = = resign = after having an extramarital affair admitting to it. this was after he led the military campaign in 2011 in a four- star general in the head shown " extremely poor judgment " this was an fbi investigation. president obama accepted the resignation reported the with some reluctance and a priest patra and priest- petraer 'making our country stronger and safer. cia deputy director michael morell will now serve as acting director. >>pam: this stunning discovery san jose police are investigating the apparent murder of a woman whose body was found in ourselves side home early this morning. this appears to the 41st homicide in the year in the san jose. rob fladeboe. >>pam: rob fladeboe has more. >> we are told by neighbors that this was a married couple. they possibly live within the residence. perhaps there were rental tenants and other family members. >> the victim
on this or will we find ourselves flying over the fiscal cliff? >> obama has several problems. one is he doesn't want to throw the country into a worse economy and he's already created. he will extend the tax cuts for another two years. exactly what he did two years ago. the cuts in spending from the sequestration -- those will take it back. that is good for the economy because it is the only spending restraint. gerri: some people don't think so. especially with iran right now in parts of the middle east up in flames. we slow down spending on defense, let me say that? >> first of all, it is a defense of the spendg increase. everyone knows there is a great deal that can be saved. we had their pensions that were saved. there is a lot that can and will be saved out of the budget. that is not his agenda. at the end of the day in the last election, he promised that he won't raise your taxes if you make less than $250,000 per year his promise, it is for one year only. he does have his tax increase for the rich people and he is still $7 trillion short. that is his goal. gerri: wow. i don't know where that c
was his lifeline. i mean people did like president obama but his campaign stretcher that he believed in obviously was his lifeline. >> your question takes us back to the demographics. there are certain demographic trends in this country that are favor to believe the democrats and the republicans certainly recognize that. but there are elements of the obama coalition that may be unique to president obama. gwen: that's the challenge. we barely scratched the surface but the conversation will continue online. we'll talk about the senate races and the house. you can catch us on pbs.org/washingtonweek. then we'll catch you next week on "washington week" and on monday be sure to salute the men and women who fought for us on this veterans day. >> funding for "washington week" is provided by -- >> we know why we're here. to chart a greener path in the air and in our factories, to find cleaner, more efficient ways to power flight. >> and harness our tech norling for new energy solutions. >> around the globe, the people of boeing are working together to build a better tomorrow. >> that's why we
of america did not support him. it shows we are still a divided country. president obama understood the fiscal crisis we were facing when he took office in 2008 because he promised to pay down the deficit in half in his first term. not only did he not pay it down, he doubled it. either people do not remember or they do not understand or they do not know that his first two years in office, he had a democrat-controlled senate and a democrat-controlled house. he could have done anything he wanted. they did not focus on that. instead, they crammed obamacare down our throats. he was reelected, but the polling shows going into this election the people were concerned about jobs and the economy. exit polls show they were still concerned about jobs in the -- and the economy. 52% of americans think the country is not headed in the white house -- right direction. people voted on electability and personality and not policy. we need to do a better job of educating people on how the economy works and what is going on here. this is not good for america. host: in this weekend's edition of the wall
community and our country. she goes on it say, i wish president obama had not accepted this resignation, but i understand and respect the decision. c.i.a. deputy director michael morell will head the c.i.a. for now until president obama decides on another director. arrest they will. >> arthel: thank you very much. i want to let everybody know that senator feinstein has more to say on all of this. she's chris wallace's guest tomorrow. an exclusive interview on fox news sunday. check your local listings for times. >> rick: in other news, exxon-mobil saying it wants out of a multi-billion-dollar oil project in iraq. in 2003, exxon was one of a number of big oil companies that flocked to iraq after the fall of saddam hussein. the company went there to revitalize the country's oil fields, but found it hard to make money doing it. instead, exxon has been looking north to the autonomous region of kurdistan, a move that some say will more likely be more likely it create more tension between leaders of that disputed territory and the central governing body in iraq. >> arthel: president obama and
community and our country. i wish president obama had not accepted this resignation but i understand and respect the decision. c.i.a. director michael morrel will head the c.i.a. until now until they decide on another director. >> heather: molly henneberg, live. >> gregg: we are learning more about david petraeus had the affair with, paula broadwell that served as active duty captain. was promoting lieutenant colonel. she has taught international security and research associate at harvard's center for public leadership. in her early life she was valedictorian and homecoming queen. two meant back in 2006 when he spoke at harvard and later with his cooperation she begin a doctoral dissertation that included a ks study of petraeus's leadership which resulted in a book on his career. >> heather: his resignation comes days before he was set to meet with lawmakers about the deadly attack in benghazi, libya. at this trial we understand he will no longer take part in the discussion. what does it mean for the investigation moving forward? tune in tomorrow for a fox news exclusive. california
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of muslims in this country, which is black american muslims? with the advent of barack obama, all these religious ideas about him and so forth. keith ellison, one of the congressmen who is muslim in politics as well -- have you had any type of study on this particular subject matter? is this obama's rise to power -- is this symbolic of something to come from the black american muslim community? >> you want to know, have i done any studies in terms of the effect -- influence or impact of black muslims in terms of american society in relation to barack obama? i have not. i am aware of some of the trends in terms of the numbers of black muslims. i am aware of some conflict that has existed in the past between african-americans and groups like apac about middle eastern policy. i -- believe it or not, we do not usually talk about american muslims, but i very frequently get calls from people who write about politics. >> given your experience, 20 or so years looking at both parties and where this country is going demographically, what does your gut tell you now -- looking at 2016, do you
but for the country and our allies. he and his predecessor are not willing to say the obama administration is lying about the lack of danger from militant islam. killing osama bin laden, the president plays it down consistently. the general would not do that. the president will probably try to find a yes man to send over to the agency so he has one less thing to worry about as he promotes the narrative of increasingly peaceful relations with the muslim world. the ideal contender from the president's viewpoint is john brennan that has followed lockstep with the deceit that mr. obama has hoisted about the american people from the threat of islamic militants have spectacularly misled americans early in the first administration when he said the word jihad to do with military affairs, which is a blatant lie. i think he would be the perfect person for obama, but he was disliked at the agency as an individual. >> how important is the man at the top? >> he is very important if he is serious about the business we do. the agency, increasingly, has bet the forefront of american activity overseas. we are doing
, this is an enormous loss for our intelligence community and our country of the. i wish president obama had not accepted this resignation, but i understand and respect the decision. cia deputy director michael morelle will head the cia now until the president decides on another director. kelly and jamie. >> kelly: thank you very much. by the way, the fallout continues, we're learning details about the woman david petraeus allegedly had an affair with. paula broadwell previously was an army captain and recently promoted to lt. colonel in the army reserves, taught at west point, a research associate harvard university center for public leadership. in her early life val valedictorian of her high school and homecoming queen. and later with his cooperation she began a doctoral dissertation that included his leadership and that resulted in the book. >> there's another major story and it's getting national attention this hour and you won't be surprised because there's mounting anger over the pace of the recovery effort to hurricane super storm sandy. it has been 12 days since that super storm hit
to the nation. president obama and house speaker john boehner say they are willing to work with the other to prevent deep spending cuts which could send the country back into a recession. >> on tuesday night we found out that the majority of americans agree with my approach and that means askingthe wealthiest americans to pay a little more in taxes. >> i think it's important for us to come to an agreement with the president. but this is his opportunity to lead. >> and as you know the big issues separating the two parties remains tax cuts. the spokesman says mr. obama will veto any legislation extending tax cuts for or more. boehner says he remains unwilling to raise taxes on the wealthy saying it will hurt small business owners. next week, their first post election negotiations. >> local relief efforts in the wake of super storm sandy have intensified tonight ten days after sandy hit. a fairfax county group is trying to keep the -- help fill the needs of millions in new york and new jersey. live in mcclain loo more on this mission of mercy. >> i can t
that of course there was this historic frontier of electing the first non-white president as the country did four years ago. and even though 53% of the public voted for obama, he had 70% approval by the time of his inauguration. there was something that people felt good about america for having crossed this frontier. but the reelection was a sense, sort of the normalization of success for an african american president. and not just saying, "okay, yeah, we tried, but you saw how that went. you know, he wasn't really up to the job." that was, again, this great republican ad. you know, you tried, he tried, it's not working. let's, you know, let's go back to the way things are done. there was a fascinating comment by somebody on election eve who said with a straight face that, "this election, 'cause they're changing demographics, will be the last time there are four white males on the national ticket." and, you know, wait a minute, that's a sign of sort of the normalization of barack obama, like colin powell, as an american, as opposed to an african-american. >> well, he is as much white as he is bla
such a special one. it takes place in the context of a year when president barack obama recognized the leadership of the community by giving the presidential medal of freedom, the highest award given in the country to dolores for her leadership. [applause] and it was just last week that many of us gathered in the mission to have a at home celebration there and at that time we exchanged complements as to who could say the best things about the community, but the best thing i can say about the community is that your commitment to family values, to education, to the work ethic, to a sense of community, to faith, and to family for all of that, to the courage of many of your ancestors our immediate families to come to america and make the future better for your families with that optism, with that hope, with that determination you make america or american so i thank you latino community for your patriotism. [applause] i was very proud in the house of representatives we passed the dream act to recognize -- [applause] -- as you know it was blocked in the senate but i am so proud that our
speech. he didn't embrace president obama as the person to lead us forward. he didn't throw his full weight behind him. he didn't talk about a new vision for the country that we could forge together in our actions. he was really a selfish narcissistic kind of person. the extraordinary narcissism collectively speaking white men in control is really facing the erosion of a broader movement that says we're not going to stand for that anymore. so the republican party will either lead or they will be left behind. they are outdated dinosaurs dealing with the relics of the past and can't deal with what's going on in the future. they will be left behind. but they will be kicking and screaming, as we see now, with bitter language that denounces our president and collectively the aspirations of african-americans and others. >> but if the republican party doesn't change and if their leadership doesn't change and if they don't think differently on this issue of diversity and race and acceptance and they standby idle, doesn't that fuel extremist groups to feel emboldened to do more things than wh
no sense. >> president obama has made it quite clear, the wealthy americans must do their part to save the country from falling off a fiscal cliff. but can the republicans and congress agree on it? we have former secretary of labor who is written the book "beyond outrage." barack obama is who the american people decided. isn't it the sensible thing now for you to withdraw this i implacable position, no tax increases for anybody in america ever again. >> well, i think the president needs to face the fact that people went to the polls and voted for somebody not committed to raising taxes. a majority of the legislators in the country are republicans. so he did win by two points, first time in american history that someone has ever gotten reelected president, reducing his percentage of the vote, and he won by 7% four years ago, 2% this time. he has to deal with the fact the american people are not excited about his ideas of tax increases and spending increases, and i don't think they're going to allow him to undo his commitments to spending restraint that he made only last year and then in
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